Family Opisthoproctidae - Barreleyes or spookfishes
  Order
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  Class
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Actinopterygii
No. in FishBase
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Genera : 8 | Species : 19 Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
  Environment
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Fresh : No | Brackish : No | Marine : Yes
  Division
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Marine
  Aquarium
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none
  First Fossil Record
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  Remark
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Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Usually tubular eyes. Pectoral fin inserted low on side. Some with the pelvic fin base on side. Some with adipose fin. Photophores sometimes present. Swim bladder lacking in most. Branchiostegal rays 2-4.
  Etymology
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Greek, opisthe = behind + Greek, proktos = anus ( Ref. 45335).
  Reproductive guild
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nonguarders
  Typical activity level
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  Main Ref
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  Coordinator
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  Deep Fin Classification
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Osteichthyes | Actinopterygii | Actinopteri | Neopterygii | Teleostei | Osteoglossocephalai | Clupeocephala | Euteleosteomorpha | Protacanthopterygii | Argentiniformes | Opisthoproctidae

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Ref.
[ e.g. 9948]
Glossary
[ e.g. cephalopods]


Species/Synonymy list for the family Opisthoproctidae as currently in FishBase

Important recommendation:

The list below must not be used as an authority reference synonymy list like those found in scientific published revisions, which must be the source to be used and cited eventually when they exist.

Rather, it reflects the current content of FishBase, and the progress with respect to synchronization with the Catalog of Fishes. However, we think it can be useful for users to assess the quality of information in FishBase, to start new work on the family, or to cross-check with other lists.

But we appreciate to be cited in publications when this list has been of any working value. In particular, for published scientific, we suggest then to cite it in the Material and Method section as a useful tool to conduct the research, but again, not as a taxonomic or nomenclatural authority reference.

Unless it is explicitly precised, the list is not complete, please search all original names published for the family in the Catalog of Fishes (genera, species), including those with uncertain or unknown status, that are not included in FishBase when they are not attached to a valid species.

This list uses some data from Catalog of Fishes (not shown but used to sort names).

In the column CofF, the digit indicates the status of synchronization with CofF: 0: Not checked; 1: Same status;   2: Different status;   3: Other combination;   4: Synonym in CofF;   5: Species/Subspecies issue;   6: Synonym of another species in CofF;   7: Not in CofF;   8: Should not be in CofF. The CofF version currently used is the one published on 23-07-2014 (Ref. 97102).

The list ordered as follows:

Please send comments and corrections if you detect errors or missing names.

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Scientifc name Status Senior/Junior synonym Combination CofF
acceptedseniororiginal2
acceptedseniororiginal2
Monacoa grimaldii (Zugmayer, 1911)
synonymseniornew
! Grimaldia grimaldi (Zugmayer, 1911)
synonymseniornew
! Opisthoproctus grimaldi (Zugmayer, 1911)
synonymseniornew
acceptedseniororiginal2
Dolichopteryx longipes (Vaillant, 1888)
acceptedseniornew
Aulostoma longipes Vaillant, 1888
synonymseniororiginal2
Dolichopteryx parini Kobyliansky & Fedorov, 2001
acceptedseniororiginal2
acceptedseniororiginal2
Dolichopteryx minuscula Fukui & Kitagawa, 2006
acceptedseniororiginal2
Dolichopteryx rostrata Fukui & Kitagawa, 2006
acceptedseniororiginal2
Dolichopteryx pseudolongipes Fukui, Kitagawa & Parin, 2008
acceptedseniororiginal2
Dolichopteryx longipes (non Vaillant, 1888)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Dolichopteryx andriashevi Parin, Belyanina & Evseenko, 2009
acceptedseniororiginal2
Dolichopteryx vityazi Parin, Belyanina & Evseenko, 2009
acceptedseniororiginal2
Winteria telescopa Brauer, 1901
acceptedseniororiginal2
! Wintera telescopa Brauer, 1901
synonymseniororiginal
! Winteria telescopus Brauer, 1901
synonymseniororiginal
Rhynchohyalus natalensis (Gilchrist & von Bonde, 1924)
acceptedseniornew
Hyalorhynchus natalensis Gilchrist & von Bonde, 1924
synonymseniororiginal2
! Rhynchoyalus natalensis (Gilchrist & von Bonde, 1924)
synonymseniornew
synonymjuniororiginal2
Macropinna microstoma Chapman, 1939
acceptedseniororiginal2
acceptedseniororiginal2
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal2
Bathylychnops chilensis Parin, Belyanina & Evseenko, 2009
acceptedseniororiginal2
Ioichthys kashkini Parin, 2004
acceptedseniororiginal2
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal2
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